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Brazilian legislatures are scheduled to vote tomorrow on a covid-19 aid package, which will include a provision that delays the country’s data protection law until 2021.
02 April 2020
The lack of a data protection authority in Brazil has left unanswered questions about how to follow the impending General Data Protection Law – and some companies are delaying compliance efforts until more clarity is provided.
12 March 2020
Brazilian authorities have cancelled the domain name of BaseUp as part of an investigation into the company for allegedly selling the personal data of more than 10 million people.
25 February 2020
Emerging privacy laws and other restrictions on targeted advertising will likely reduce Facebook’s advertising revenue in 2020, according to a senior executive at the company.
30 January 2020
Prosecutors in Brazil’s Federal District suspect a company may have illegally sold more than 10 million individuals’ personal data.
22 January 2020
Brazil’s Ministry of Justice has fined Facebook 6.6 million reais (€1,454,640) over its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
06 January 2020
The Brazilian federal prosecution service has told an appeals court that Facebook should be forced to disclose information for a criminal investigation.
04 December 2019
Brazilian legislators have submitted plans to stagger the implementation of fines under its new data protection law, in response to a proposal to delay the entire law for two years.
29 November 2019
22 October 2019
Felsberg Advogados has strengthened its technology practice with the hire of a data protection partner, ahead of Brazil’s general data protection law (LGPD) coming into force next year.
11 October 2019
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